Print shows a panoramic view of the ruins of Baʻlabakk, with columns of the Temple of Jupiter (D), the Temple of Bacchus (E), and a river on the left, post-Roman Muslim Arab buildings on the right, and mountain... more
Print shows a view of the ruins at Baʻlabakk, with three men in conversation, two are holding long spears, in the left foreground among fragments of buildings, (A) on the left and (B) on the right, with the col... more
Print shows a view of the ruins at Baʻlabakk, with two men in conversation, one is holding a long spear, between the columns of the Temple of Jupiter (A) on the left and the Temple of Bacchus (B) on the right, ... more
Print shows a view of the ruins at Baʻlabakk, with two men holding long spears in the foreground among fragments of buildings, (A) on the left and (B) on the right, with the columns of the Temple of Jupiter (D)... more
Print shows Joseph Warren, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing military uniform, holding swagger stick and gesturing with right hand; the battle of Bunker Hill underway in the background.
Print shows Richard Montgomery, full-length portrait, standing facing right, wearing military uniform, right hand on chest, holding baton in left hand.
Print shows Major John André being taken into custody by three men, John Paulding, Isaac Van Wart, and David Williams, near Tarrytown, New York, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.
John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left hand on hip, right hand holding sword, wearing military uniform in wilderness setting; in frame with floral banner.
Print shows Winfield Scott, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, holding sword at right side, left hand in coat, wearing military uniform. Winfield Scott was stationed in Buffalo during the invasion of ... more
Print shows an American infantry charge against British guns during the battle of Lundy's Lane on Lake Niagara, Ontario, July 25th, 1814.
Print shows British soldiers in the foreground and British ships on the Potomac River bombarding Washington, D.C., which appears atop a hill, with several buildings burning.
On verso: 2-90.244.20. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 4a.
Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more
A portrait of a popular fictional political commentator of the 1830s, created by Seba Smith who wrote humorous essays and letters under his name. Smith's book "The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing of Dow... more
A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-le... more
Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage. Scale ca. 1:800,000. At head of title: No. 1. From Letter from the Secretary of War. LC Railroad maps, 388 Description de... more
Democratic senator Nathaniel P. Tallmadge of New York was the leader of the conservative or pro-Bank Democrats. Here Clay satirizes Tallmadge's attempts to undermine party support for Van Buren's hard money fis... more
The second of two satires by Chambers on events surrounding the killing of Maine Congressman Jonathan Cilley by Kentucky Representative William J. Graves in a February 24, 1838, duel. (See also "Scene in Washin... more
An illustrated sheet music cover for a song memorializing one of the first heroes of the Mexican War, Maj. Samuel Ringgold. Zachary Taylor's innovative gunnery commander was fatally wounded in May 1846 during t... more
Print shows Robert Burns and Mary Campbell sitting in a woodland setting, holding hands, and kissing; includes eight lines of verse.
Print showing funeral procession for Zachary Taylor, with coffin on elaborately decorated wagon, seen through curtains, perhaps on a stage; eagle above bears banner, "I have endeavored to do my duty."
Print shows at top a dwelling in a country setting, possibly a farmhouse, with gate and fence in the foreground; includes text which tells about Major André, the origin of the drawing, and the context in which ... more
Map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing the railroad network, cities, towns, railroad stations, canals, and coal fields.
Hon. Augustus Murray Cathcart, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, seated, hands resting on his sword. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crime... more
Brigadier Philip McPherson, CB., and captains Clement Henry John Heigham, William Henry Earle, (John L. or Edward) Croker, Roger Swire, and Philip McPherson, wearing uniform, posed next to tent.